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Health & Disability Specialist

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Department: Health & Disability

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Summary: The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to co-ordinate the delivery of non-occupational  health, wellness and disability management services to CIG clients. The Specialist reports to the Supervisor, Health & Disability and supports Ottawa Office Consultants in their efforts to extend Disability Management services to CIG clients.

Qualifications:            

Health Professional such as a Registered Practical Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Kinesiologist, with additional training in occupational health, preferably with accreditation as a Certified Disability Management Professional or other Health related qualifications;

  • Five years of experience with claims management in group disability benefits and Workplace Safety and Insurance legislation;
  • Experience in return to work programs;
  • Knowledge of pertinent legislations;
  • Experience in ergonomic evaluations and/or physical demands job analyses would be an asset;
  • Experience in providing auditing would be an asset;
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills in French and English;
  • In-depth knowledge of software such as Word, Excel and Power Point;
  • Ability to work with different groups such as employers, union representatives and health care workers;
  • Ability to perform oral presentations and clinics
  • Ability to define problems, manage information, perform analysis and propose pertinent solutions;
  • Own a vehicle and a valid driver’s license.

We invite interested candidates submit their resume in confidence to human.resources@princetonholdings.com. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.  If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical qualifications, knowledge and experience, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.

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